A Message from
President Bill Scott...
For those who were able to attend our March
26th DC LERA luncheon, I want to extend my appreciation for
your support and
attendance. If you were not able to attend, you missed:
than met our attendance goal - an attendance number that
required us to be moved to a more spacious room at the
Women's National Democratic Club. I sent a note of thanks to
the staff of the WNDC for their services
and for accommodating us as our attendance grew.
I encourage you to attend our April 23rd luncheon.
Mark your calendars. Our success depends upon all of
PS - Click here to find out what you missed if you didn't
attend the March luncheon.
Noon – Wednesday, April 23, 2014
at the historic Woman’s National Democratic Club
The Battle to Raise the Minimum Wage
Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN)
Since 2009, the last increase of the federal minimum
wage, low-wage workers in nearly every state have seen
inflation erode their wages despite five
economic recovery. the current federal minimum wage
of $7.25, a parent who works full time, year round,
does not earn enough to be above the federal poverty
line. But the obvious policy remedies — state and
federal legislation to raise the minimum wage—are
contentious. Our speaker, a veteran of the battles
raging around government wage policies, will guide us
through the propaganda, the myths, the data and the
policy debates to assess the prospects for raising the
Click here to learn more and register for the
Plan now to attend the
66th Annual LERA Meeting
May 29 - June 1, 2014 in Portland, Oregon.
here to read what DC LERA members have to say about
attending the Annual Meetings.
DO YOU KNOW?
The Industrial Relations Research Association
was established in 1948. In December of that
same year, local members founded the Washington,
D.C. Chapter of the IRRA with William Morris
Leiserson as its president. In 2005, the IRRA became
the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA).
here to read more.
DC Chapter of the Labor & Employment Relations Association
(DC LERA) has elected William F. Scott (Bill) as its new
President for 2014. Click
here to read more about Bill and his personal message.
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